Burcu Böcekler was born in İzmir, Turkey, in 1980. She graduated from Ege University, Art History Department, İzmir, Turkey. She completed her master degree in Dokuz Eylül University, Photography Department, İzmir, Turkey. She took phd degree from Ege University, Art History Department in 2015.She has been a member of the academic staff of Yıldız Technical University, Art and Design Faculty, Art Department, Photography and Video Section since 2009. Her research interests focus on history of photography and theory of photography.